• Specialty Alloy and Foundry

    The program will explore the fundamentals of specialty steelmaking technology.

    Specialty Alloy and Foundry

Specialty Alloy and Foundry — A Practical Training Seminar
About the Program

This two-and-a-half-day seminar provides an overview of melting, refining, and solidification in stainless and specialty steel mills and foundries. The program will explore the fundamentals of specialty steelmaking technology, market applications of products, material selection, alloy chemistry, process cycles and safety. In addition, the seminar will cover the use of energy inputs, induction furnace steelmaking, electric arc furnace melting and fundamentals of steel refining: degassing, desulfurization, decarburization, vacuum oxygen decarburization, refractories, ingot casting and remelting. The conference will end with an expert roundtable, a plant tour of a prominent steel foundry and reception with an open forum to discuss questions and challenges.

Who Should Attend

Induction and electric arc furnace operators, maintenance personnel, foundry meltshop managers, engineers, metallurgists, students and entry-level personnel who need an introduction to stainless and specialty steel melting, refining, ingot casting, and remelting.

Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) Program

AIST recently launched the Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program to encourage our members to help boost the next generation’s involvement in AIST and the steel industry. If you are an AIST member and are bringing a Young Professional (age 30 and under) to the conference, you can receive a free gift. All you have to do is enter their contact information on the registration form when you sign up for the conference. Find out more information about the program here.  

Professional Development Hours

This course may qualify for up to 13.25 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for the course. This course is not approved for PDH credits in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Organized By

AIST’s Specialty Alloy & Foundry Technology Committee.

Previous Course Program

10–12 October 2023 • Milwaukee, WI, USA